Cottage Grove, Creswell, Springfield, Year in Review 2022

High school sports zone highlights of 2022

Creswell, Cottage Grove host World’s Best

From July 15-24 Lane County hosted the World Athletic Championships, the biggest track and field competition in the world. 179 nations competed in the Championships, and two of those nations made special connections to two towns in our area.

Creswell hosted the Finnish National Team, well-known for their connection with Lane County through Steve Prefontaine who was close friends with many Finnish Athletes. Just down the road meanwhile, Cottage Grove hosted Team Botswana Athletics.

Both teams used the local high school’s . . .